Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G MartignetteElvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G Martignette

Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups

byCharles G Martignette, Louis K Meisel

Hardcover | January 1, 2008

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Post-depression America was in desperate need of a defining iconography that would lift it out of the black and white doldrums, and it came in theform of Gil Elvgren's Technicolor fantasies of the American dream. His technique-which earned him a reputation as "The Norman Rockwell of cheesecake"-involved photographing models and then painting them into gorgeous hyper-reality, with longer legs, more flamboyant hair and gravity-defying busts, and in the process making them the perfect moral-boosting eye-candy for every homesick private.
Title:Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-UpsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:271 pages, 12 × 9.1 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2008Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3836503050

ISBN - 13:9783836503051

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